The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 123 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.17% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.72% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £309
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
512 558 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.34% 23.25% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 241 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CentOS across the Berkshire region.

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 1 - - 2
Slough - - - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS.

1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (25.00%) Percona
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CPAN
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Kanban
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) YUM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Percona
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Vignette
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) BEA